Effect of Obesity on Oocyte and Embryo Quality in Women Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization

Obstetrics and Gynecology, 07/01/2011

Obesity was associated with fewer normally fertilized oocytes, lower estradiol levels, and lower pregnancy and live birth rates. Infertile women requiring in vitro fertilization (IVF) should be encouraged to maintain a normal weight during treatment.

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